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News at a glance: January 23, 2017

News at a glance: January 23, 2017

Here is what is making headlines today.

Jan 23, 2018, 11:12 AM IST
SC to hear pleas of MP, Rajasthan against Padmaavat release as protests intensify

SC to hear pleas of MP, Rajasthan against Padmaavat release as protests intensify

The Supreme Court is slated to hear pleas by Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan governments against release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat’.

Jan 23, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
SC to hear pleas of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against 'Padmaavat' on Tuesday

SC to hear pleas of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against 'Padmaavat' on Tuesday

Violence and arson erupted in parts of Madhya Pradesh and Haryana ahead of Thursday's release of movie 'Padmaavat'. 

Jan 23, 2018, 00:48 AM IST
Reconsider order on Padmaavat release: Rajasthan, MP govts move SC seeking ban on film

Reconsider order on Padmaavat release: Rajasthan, MP govts move SC seeking ban on film

Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh governments on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of its order.

Jan 22, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
Padmaavat protests intensify: Here’s what’s happening across country

Padmaavat protests intensify: Here’s what’s happening across country

The protests over release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmaavat has spread to different parts of the country.

Jan 22, 2018, 08:23 AM IST
Padmaavat row: Jaipur royals dismiss Karni Sena’s claim, say forts will remain open

Padmaavat row: Jaipur royals dismiss Karni Sena’s claim, say forts will remain open

Amid claims by Sri Rajput Karni Sena that heritage sites in Rajasthan would remain closed unless Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat gets banned, the Jaipur royals have clarified that forts in the capital would remain open as per regular timings on all days.

Jan 21, 2018, 14:30 PM IST
Padmaavat row: Rajasthan assures security to CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi after Karni Sena threat

Padmaavat row: Rajasthan assures security to CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi after Karni Sena threat

The Rajput Karni Sena had earlier dared CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi to enter Rajasthan at his own risk only.

Jan 21, 2018, 12:42 PM IST
Padmaavat release: MP, Rajasthan to move SC; distributors unwilling to buy film's distribution rights

Padmaavat release: MP, Rajasthan to move SC; distributors unwilling to buy film's distribution rights

Rajasthan and MP govts have decided to file a review petition in the SC against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film 'Padmaavat'. 

Jan 21, 2018, 07:27 AM IST
Padmaavat row: Won't let Prasoon Joshi enter Rajasthan, angry Karni Sena warns Censor Board chief

Padmaavat row: Won't let Prasoon Joshi enter Rajasthan, angry Karni Sena warns Censor Board chief

Nearly 40 activists of the Rajput Karni Sena had attacked a cinema hall in Bihar and torn posters of the movie.

Jan 19, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Cinema hall in Bihar vandalised as Karni Sena steps up protest against Padmaavat

Cinema hall in Bihar vandalised as Karni Sena steps up protest against Padmaavat

Soon after Supreme Court gave a clean chit for the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed Padmaavat, Shri Rajput Karni Sena allegedly vandalised a cinema hall in Muzaffarpur in Bihar.

Jan 18, 2018, 17:55 PM IST
Will burn all theatres screening Padmaavat, warn Rajput groups despite SC order

Will burn all theatres screening Padmaavat, warn Rajput groups despite SC order

Members of the Rajput community on Thursday warned that releasing the controversial film Padmaavat will have serious consequences. 

Jan 18, 2018, 13:54 PM IST
Ban on 'Padmaavat' release: Supreme Court to hear producers' plea today

Ban on 'Padmaavat' release: Supreme Court to hear producers' plea today

 The makers of Padmaavat had approached the top court seeking its urgent intervention in the matter as the film is scheduled to release on January 25.

Jan 18, 2018, 06:48 AM IST
Faridabad gangrape: Two accused arrested from Rajasthan

Faridabad gangrape: Two accused arrested from Rajasthan

On January 13, three men in Faridabad abducted a 22-year-old woman when she was returning home after work and gangraped her in a moving car for several hours. 

Jan 18, 2018, 00:06 AM IST
Congress hoodwinked people by just laying foundation stones for projects, says PM Modi in Barmer

Congress hoodwinked people by just laying foundation stones for projects, says PM Modi in Barmer

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday that the opening of Barmer Refinery will open an ocean of new employment opportunities for the youth.

Jan 16, 2018, 15:53 PM IST
Young brothers invent unique litter-picking machine, win multiple national awards

Young brothers invent unique litter-picking machine, win multiple national awards

The brothers were deeply moved after seeing an elderly sweeper picking litter after which they came with an idea of building a wrapper machine to help thousands of such sanitation workers across the country.

Jan 13, 2018, 07:06 AM IST
In times of fashionable bracelets, Bharatpur keeps the tradition of bangle making alive

In times of fashionable bracelets, Bharatpur keeps the tradition of bangle making alive

The delicate process of bangle making involves putting glass boulders in an insulating machine which melts it to help the craftsmen mould it into the desired shape.

Jan 10, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Rajasthan to digitise all historical records; 10,000 pages a day

Rajasthan to digitise all historical records; 10,000 pages a day

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje is at the forefront in pushing her government's digital agenda and has been taking special interest by personally monitoring the archive digitisation work.

Jan 09, 2018, 14:41 PM IST
Padmavat: Rani Padmini matter of pride, not chapter of history, says Vasundhara Raje

Padmavat: Rani Padmini matter of pride, not chapter of history, says Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on January 8 announced that the film in question will not release in the state on January 25.

Jan 09, 2018, 09:01 AM IST
'Padmavat' won’t be released in Rajasthan, says state’s Home Minister

'Padmavat' won’t be released in Rajasthan, says state’s Home Minister

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 'Padmavat' is slated to release on January 25.

Jan 08, 2018, 17:50 PM IST